News

(September 2017) ORF Selected by 1% for the Planet for Statewide Fundraising Campaign

(July 2017) YCT-Clermont crew restores habitats in Clermont County Parks

(June 2017) 15 Ohio and Kentucky Schools Selected for Mussels in the Classroom

(May 2017) Job Opportunity - Education Coordinator - Columbus, Ohio

(March 2017) Public Invited to Gunpowder for Restoration Activities

(January 2017) YCT Program Receives Support From Major League Baseball

(December 2016) River Explorer Passes 30,000 Student Milestone

(November 2016) Job Openings for River Explorer educator positions in CIncinnati, Columbus, and Lexington

(October 2016) Youth Conservation Team Crew Removes 53,000 sq. ft. of Invasive Species

(August 2016) ORF awarded grant to remove Owingsville Slate Creek Dam

(August 2016) ORF Receives Grant to Help Form Coalition to Combat Invasive Plant Species

(August 2016) Job Opening - Membership and Volunteer Engagement Associate

(July 2016) Students Selected for Youth Conservation Team Crew

(June 2016) ORF Leads Wetland Restoration Work at Sycamore Creek Site

(May 2016) Ohio River Foundation Leads Invasive Plant Removal as Part of Summit Park Restoration Project

(April 2016) Job Opening for River Explorer Coordinator - Lexington Kentucky

(April 2016) River Explorer Education Program to Come to Lexington KY

(March 2016) ORF Hires Restoration Program Manager

(February 2016) E.W. Scripps Executive Joins ORF Board

(December 2015) ORF Receives Grant To Remove Gunpowder Creek Dam

(December 2015) Ashland Executive Gary Allen Joins ORF Board

(April 2015) River Cleanup of Banklick Creek - Licking River watershed - Pioneer Park, Covington, KY

(February 2015) PNC Bank Foundation Administrator Joins Ohio River Foundation Board

(December 2014) Ohio River Foundation and Stantec Lead Largest Dam Removal in Ohio River Watershed

(November 2014) Largest Dam Removal in Ohio River Watershed Begins

(November 2014) Beaver Creek Apple Lane Restoration Begins

(June 2014) Students Selected for Youth Conservation Team

(June 2014) Respected Environmental Educator Joins Ohio River Foundation Board of Trustees

(May 2014) Youth Conservation Team Receives Funding for Restoration Work in Hoosier and Boone National Forests and Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge

(February 2014) ORF River Explorer program selected as finalist for Green Business Award by Business Courier

(July 2013) Youth Conservation Team - Hamilton in Action Performing Habitat Restoration Projects in Ohio

(July 2013) ORSANCO announces August hearing to consider 2-year controversial extension of pollution mixing zone regulation

(July 2013) Ohio River Foundation selected as beneficiary organization for Rusty Ball Benefit Concert

(June 2013) Sierra Nevada selects ORF for Wild Rivers campaign

(May 2013) ORF receives $5,000 grant from Duke-Indiana for YCT program in hoosier National Forest

(April 2013) Toyota Motors and Manufacturing, Kentucky grant ORF $10,000 for YCT work in Boone National Forest

(January 2013) ORF receives $20,000 grant for Youth Conseravtion Team in Hamilton County

(December 2012) ORF receives $15,000 grant from Ashland, Inc. for River Explorer program in Northern Kentucky

(November 2012) Sierra Nevada Wild Rivers campaign yields $17,000 for ORF restoration program

(June 2012) Youth Conservation Team Program Receives National Recognition

(June 2012) Ohio River Foundation Selected for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 'Wild Rivers' Campaign

(May 2012) River Explorer Receives Ashland Grant to Expand in northern Kentucky

(May 2012) Job Opportunity - Development Manager

(April 2012) On-line voters get $10,000 Miller Coors grant for ORF

(February 2012) Ohio River Foundation Receives $100,000 Creek Restoration Grant

(January 2012) Georgetown Dam on White Oak Creek Blows Out

(October 2011) River Explorer Education Program Reaches 10,000 Student Milestone

(June 2011) High School Students Named to First Youth Conservation Teams

(March 2011) US Army Corps of Engineers releases FINAL Ohio River Study for public comment

(December 2010) West Milton Dam Removal Project Receives FONSI from Ohio EPA

(October 2010) ORSANCO votes to further weaken mercury standards

(July 2010) Kentucky River Still Continues to Suffer Pollution Problems. More...

(July 2010) Study Shows Ohio River Overdosing on Drugs and Chemicals. More...

(June 2010) US Army Corps of Engineers suspends Nationwide Permit 21, allowing better policing and control of surface coal mining (a/k/a mountain top coal removal/mining).  More at the Corps..

(June 2010) ORSANCO proposes further weakening of mercury standards

(April, July 2010) Proposed KY coal-fired plant runs into community opposition and regulatory reconsideration.  More... Also, here is the Clean Water Act 404 permit application.

(March 2010) The Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI) will provide $320 million to basin states, including Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, to improve water quality and the overall ecological health of the basin.  More...

(January 2010) Impromptu concert nets $520 for ORF.  On the spur of the moment (3 weeks before the event) a Cincinnati musician, Dan Orlando, -- and his band -- offered to play a benefit concert for Ohio River Foundation at the York Street Cafe in Covington on January 22nd.  The concert was a sold out success with ORF receiving $520!  To hear Dan's music visit his MySpace page.